CSCE E-Bulletin
Sep. 17, 2014

Call for nominations/Appel aux candidatures:
CSCE
CSCE is soliciting nominations for our annual Fellowship and Career Awards.

Please click here for details and deadlines More

CSCE Annual Conference Halifax 2014
CSCE
We are pleased to inform you that electronic versions of the final papers are available and can be accessed here.More

Travelling to Hong Kong?
CSCE
The CSCE is looking for volunteers to make technical presentations to members of the CSCE Hong Kong Branch and (or) the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE). This is strictly on a volunteer basis, with no payment for spent time or travel expenses. If interested, please send an outline of your presentation and brief resume at least three months in advance of your trip to Doug Salloum, CSCE Executive Director, or Brian Burrell, CSCE VP-International.More

5th International / 11th Construction Specialty Conference (ICSC15)
CSCE
June 8-10, 2015
University of British Columbia, Vancouver CampusMore

Conferences/Conférences

CALL FOR PAPERS: 5th Annual Conference on Construction Materials

Submission of Abstracts will be accepted up until Sept. 30, 2014

GeoRegina 2014
Date: Sept. 28-Oct. 1, 2014
Delta Regina Hotel, Regina, Saskatchewan

Fourth Climate Change Technology Conference
May 25-27, 2014
Montreal, QC

16th International Conference on Cold Regions Engineering
July 19-22, 2015
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

The Canadian Association of Earthquake Engineers (CAEE)
July 21-24, 2015
Victoria, British Columbia, CanadaMore

Province supporting the infrastructure needs of small communities
Ontario
Ontario is providing small, rural and northern municipalities with stable, annual funding to build and repair critical infrastructure and help to create jobs across the province.More

SAIT opens new building for power engineering students
660 News
A record number of students are returning to SAIT this week and for those seeking a future in power engineering, they now have a brand new learning space on campus unlike any other.More

Materials handling safety blitz in Ontario
MM&D
Ontario is launching a work place safety blitz that will focus on hazards involving material handling to ensure workers are safe on the job.More

CSCE Activities Are Getting Into Full Swing
CSCE
September is here and CSCE student chapters across the country are starting up again. Make sure to keep an eye out for your chapter's upcoming events and to renew your membership with them. Click here for a CSCE Student Chapter contact list. You don't want to miss out on any opportunities. Student membership gives you access to the CSCE Member Directory and includes a print subscription to "Canadian Civil Engineer", Canada's only magazine dedicated exclusively to Civil Engineering. Did you know that you can also take part in events held by the local section in your city? Get in touch and network with both students and engineering professionals in your area. You can find the list of CSCE sections from the "Sections & Regions" tab on http://csce.ca. More

Les activités de la SCGC prennent leur essor
SCGC
Septembre est là et les chapitres étudiants de la SCGC reprennent leurs activités partout au Canada. Tenez-vous au courant des événements à venir de votre chapitre étudiant et renouvelez votre adhésion. Cliquez ici pour obtenir la liste des contacts des chapitres étudiants afin de ne manquer aucune opportunité. Votre adhésion comme membre étudiant vous donne accès au répertoire des membres de la SCGC et comprend un abonnement papier à "L'Ingénieur civil canadien", la seule revue au Canada dédiée exclusivement au génie civil. Savez-vous que vous pouvez aussi prendre part aux activités organisées par la section locale de la SCGC dans votre ville? Restez branchés et faites du réseautage avec les étudiants ainsi que les professionnels en génie civil de votre région. Vous trouverez la liste des sections de la SCGC dans l’onglet "Sections et Régions" à http://csce.ca/fr/.More

Let's Get Social
CSCE
Do you want to keep track of what's going on in the world of Civil Engineering online? Why not join the conversation? Follow us, like us, and join us! We're on Facebook, Twitter (@csce2), and LinkedIn. Search for #csce2014 to see dialogue from the conference. See you in cyberspace!More

Soyez branchés!
SCGC
Voulez-vous être au fait de ce qui se passe dans le monde du génie civil en ligne? Prenez part à la conversation. Suivez-nous, aimez-nous et joignez-vous à nous! Nous sommes sur Facebook, Twitter (@csce2) et LinkedIn. Recherchez #csce2014 pour suivre le dialogue sur le congrès. Au plaisir de vous voir dans le cyberespace!More

You are cordially invited
Concordia University
Concordia University's Engineering and Computer Science Career Fair & Reception Tuesday, September 30th or Wednesday, October 1st 2014.More

Vous êtes cordialement invités
Université Concordia
Université Concordia - Journée carrière et réception génie et informatique Mardi le 30 septembre ou mercredi le 1 octobre 2014More

CH2MHill Foundation and not-for-profit Bridges to Prosperity build pedestrian suspension bridge in rural Panama
CH2M HILL
More than 200 residents of the villages of La Conga and La Florida, Panama now have a safe and efficient crossing that provides access to schools, health clinics, markets and jobs. The CH2M HILL Foundation and the not-for-profit organization Bridges to Prosperity partnered to build a 45-meter pedestrian suspension bridge over the Rio Trinidad connecting these two rural communities. The resulting impact:More

Reg Andres: Premiers Council of the Federation
CSCE
CSCE President, Reg Andres, participated in the Premiers Council of the Federation meeting on infrastructure on August 6. Please see the document presented by the Premiers, on the CSCE website More

Request for proposals issued for construction of urban park and waterfront trail at Ontario Place
CNW
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) has issued a request for proposals to five construction companies shortlisted to build the new urban park and waterfront trail at Ontario Place. A request for qualifications issued in February 2014 shortlisted contractors with the expertise and capacity to undertake the construction project. The five shortlisted companies invited to bid are: More

Catholic schools hook up to earthquake warning system
Vancouver Sun
A new earthquake early-warning system is being installed for local Catholic schools, and may eventually go provincewide. Variations of the system have been successfully used in Japan, Taiwan and the United States.More

The most in-demand, and the most aging engineering jobs
Forbes
Not pre-med. Not business. Not computer science. The most popular college major choice for high school seniors surveyed by CareerBuilder — the majority of whom already have a career in mind — is engineering.More